information about our native american heritage to get any advantage. not to apply to college, not to apply to law school and not to get hired for any job. i was listed in a directory as i listed myself assassinative american. i was listed there. it's part of who i am. >> do you consider yourself a minority? >> i consider myself as having a native american background. that's what i said. that's what i am. >> i know it's questioning what her parents told her when she was younger or all the way through that time frame, but when she was asked by the "boston herald," why is harvard touting her as a minority, a woman of color, a native american, she said she didn't know. after five weeks of misleading the papers and reporters, she said i self-reported. she never answered why she did that. >> does this issue really need to persist in the debate as it goes forward? it seems as if this issue is hurting both sides as they try to press on it, explain it, press on it, explain it.